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S.277

Introduced by   Senator Giard of Addison District

Referred to Committee on

Date:

Subject:  Public service; regulation of corporations; new electric facilities; certificate of public good

Statement of purpose:  This bill proposes to require a utility upgrading a transmission facility to pay adjoining landowners if the project lowers the adjoining landowners' property value.

AN ACT RELATING TO UPGRADING TRANSMISSION FACILITIES

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1.  30 V.S.A. § 248(m) is added to read:

(m)  Before the public service board issues a certificate of public good for the upgrade of an electric transmission facility pursuant to this section, the board shall find that the company applying for the certificate has included as part of the upgrade compensating adjoining landowners for any significant reduction in the value of the property of the adjoining landowners that will result from the completion of the upgrade.



Published by:

The Vermont General Assembly
115 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont


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